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Jobs increase signals sizzling Placer construction

Another month, another drop in Placer County’s jobless rate. The local economic barometer, established monthly by the state Employment Development, shows the percentage of u ...

New playground for Stand Up Placer battered women’s shelter

A picnic table outside. A basketball hoop in the driveway. A raised bed with spring flowers. These are some of the accoutrements of a home. For Michelle Coleman, executive direct ...

Construction lags behind Placer, regional job-creation trend in May

AUBURN CA - The Placer County area eked out a small increase in jobs in May, despite continued weakness in construction employment. Justin Wehner, labor market analyst with the st ...